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“Why We Can’t Wait” Online Class

September 28, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us in a five week online class entitled “The Legacy of 1963 for 2023 – Why We Can’t Wait”. This class is being sponsored by Belmont UMC in Richmond, VA and being facilitated by Rev. Dr. Jim Melson, Director of the Cornelius Corps. Crossroads has been a long time supporter of Jim Melson and his race and reconciliation work through the Cornelius Corps.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of a variety of major events in the civil rights movement – the most famous of which was the March for Jobs and Freedom in Washington, DC on August 28, 1963 where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech. Topics to be included in these five weeks:

  • The Birmingham Campaign
  • The March on Washington
  • Assassination of Medgar Evers
  • Assassination of John F. Kennedy

This five week, online class starts Thursday, September 7th, from 7-8:30pm. You can register here.


September 28, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Crossroads UMC
43454 Crossroads Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147